March Monthly Meet 12 March 2016

The next monthly meet is scheduled on Saturday, March 12th 2016 at 1500 IST.

Venue: Classroom No 1, Aerospace Engineering, Near Gajendra Circle, IIT Madras.

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Talk schedule for the meet

Talk 1: E-Passport - An Intro

  • Speaker: Bharathi Subramanian
  • Description: This is a 101 talk. I will give an introduction about ePassport and it’s related Standards and FOSS Projects.
  • Duration: 45mins
  • About Speaker: Ex-Office Boy of ILUGC.

Talk 2: Project Kalam

  • Speaker: Shakthi Kannan
  • Description: Community initiated free and open source software projects to cater to ILUG-C. I shall be giving a demo of the xetex-book-template [1], and discussions.
  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • About Speaker: Shakthi Kannan is a Free Software enthusiast who blogs at

Talk 3: Html Parsing in Golang

  • Speaker: Udaya Kumar
  • Description: Parsing html file in GO by regex & dom.
  • Duration: 30mins
  • About Speaker: Sw Engineer.

Talk 4: MonetDB and column based databases

  • Speaker: Sahasranaman M S
  • Description
    • difference from Row-oriented databases
    • why we need them, when to use them
    • working/performance of MonetDB
  • Duration - 30 minutes
  • About Speaker - I am a programmer.